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Hotel Front Office Management

Hotel Front Office Management - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0471687108

Cover of Hotel Front Office Management 4TH 07 (ISBN 978-0471687108)
ISBN13: 978-0471687108
ISBN10: 0471687103
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 07
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 2007
International: No

List price: $108.00

Hotel Front Office Management - 4TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471687108

James A. Bardi

ISBN13: 978-0471687108
ISBN10: 0471687103
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 07
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

The updated guide to running a successful hotel front office

Hotel Front Office Management uses a human resources approach to cover the unique management and operational challenges in the front offices of today's hotels and lodging facilities. This Fourth Edition continues its emphasis on applying theory and management strategies, as well as providing updated material on technology's role in the modernized front office.

Material is logically presented in the order of operations, beginning with an overview of lodging and then progressing through a tour of the today's front office, a review of the guest cycle, and an analysis of guest services. This

Fourth Edition includes new sections on hotel risk management, security, and housekeeping management.

Useful features of this new edition include:

  • A new chapter on executive housekeeping and the relationship between the housekeeping department and the front office
  • Commentaries from hotel front office managers, general managers, and other department managers
  • Articles on the international hotel workforce
  • "Opening dilemmas" and their solutions are included in each chapter
  • Additional case studies for applying theory and developing problem-solving strategies

Hotel Front Office Management, Fourth Edition is an invaluable book for those interested in learning more about a hotel's front office.

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Chapter 1: Introduction to Hotel Management.

Chapter 2: Hotel Organization and the Front Office Manager.

Chapter 3: Effective Interdepartmental Communications.

Chapter 4: Property Management Systems.

Chapter 5: Systemwide Reservations.

Chapter 6: Revenue Management.

Chapter 7: Guest Registration.

Chapter 8: Managing the Financials.

Chapter 9: Guest Checkout.

Chapter 10: Preparation and Review of the Night Audit.

Chapter 11: Managing Hospitality.

Chapter 12: Training for Hospitality.

Chapter 13: Promoting In-house Sales.

Chapter 14: Security.

Chapter 15: Executive Housekeeping.

Glossary.

Index.